Al-Raida Journal: Arab Diaspora Women


No. 116-117, Winter–Spring 2007

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial 2
Letters to the Editor 4
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The ‘Women Question’ in the Aftermath of the Great Syrian Revolt
Maria del Mar Logrono Narbona
5
The Role of French-Arab Woman in Constructing a Postcolonical France
Nina Sutherland
10
Un/Veiled: Feminist Art from the Arab/Muslim Diaspora
Rachel Epp Buller
16
Muslim Women in Southern Spain between Discrimination and Empowerment
Gunther Dietz and Nadia El-Shohoumi
21
Arabs, Copts, Egyptians, Americans: An Exploration of Identity in the Diaspora
Phoebe Farag
28
Reproducing Home: Arab Women’s Experiences of Canada
Helen Vallianatos and Kim Raine
35
Interview with LERC Director Guita Hourani
Myriam Sfeir
42
‘Aqlah Brice Al Shidyaq: A Woman Peddler from Northern Lebanon
Guita Hourani
52
Gender Mainstreaming Forced Migration Research
Guita Hourani and Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous
56
Arab Women Cyberfeminism
Rita Stephan
61
The Lebanese Ladies Cultural Society in Southern California
Nancy Jabbra
65
Arab Americans: Between Conflicting Definitions of Belonging
Jehan Mullin
67
Young Arab Women in Pune City, India
Naina Athalye
71
Special Features
The Enemy Has a Name
Ghina Osseiran
74
Book Reviews
New Vistas —- Old Problems: The Inheritance
Sally Bland
77
Where do you Really Come From?: Arab and Arab-American Women Break Silences
Penny Johnson
79
A Feminist Autobiography
Teta, Mother and Me: An Arab Woman’s Memoir
Hala Kamal
82
Setting the Record Straight: The Literacy History of Women Writers in the Arab World
Faten Morsy
84